The Giants (0-2) will host the Falcons (0-2) on Sunday at 1:00 p.m ET at MetLife Stadium. The New York Giants, badly in need of a victory after two disappointing season-opening losses. The 0-2 Giants have lost to the Denver Broncos, 27-13, and the Washington Football Team, 30-29. The Falcons are also 0-2, suffering a 32-6 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles and a 48-25 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The heat is on a Giants team that has now started 0-2 or worse in eight of the last nine seasons.
Out of 16 games last year, New York played two with more than 47.5 points scored, its current matchups over/under. Atlanta’s games went over 47.5 total points scored in eight of 16 matchups last season. The Giants and the Falcons combined to average 5.2 fewer points per game a season ago than the over/under of 47.5 set for this matchup. Opponents of the two teams averaged a combined 0.7 more points per game last season (48.2) than this game’s over/under of 47.5 points. The average point total in Giants games last year was 2.2 fewer points than the total of 47.5 in this matchup. The average point total for the Falcons in 2020 was 3.9 points higher than this game’s over/under.
New York was 3-5 overall, and 3-5 against the spread, at home last season. In eight home games last year, New York hit the over twice. Last season, the Giants’ home games averaged 44.6 points, 2.9 fewer than this outing’s over/under (47.5).
Last season away from home, Atlanta was 4-4 against the spread and 2-6 overall. In three of eight away games last year, Atlanta went over the total. Falcons away games last season averaged 52.4 total points, 4.9 more than this outing’s over/under (47.5).
- Favorite: Giants
- Spread: -3
- Total: 47.5
kickoff: 1:00 p.m ET on Sunday, Sept. 26
Venue: MetLife Stadium.